Daniel Chun is currently the General Manager and EVP of Market Innovations at Remotec
Technology Limited – a 25-year old pre-IPO company based in Hong Kong, which focused in
smart controls, home automation and the emerging opportunities in the Internet of Things
(IoT) market. Before this appointment, Daniel had served in leadership in the third sector
bringing in various innovative products and services to the charity sector.
Daniel currently serves as an Executive Committee member for the Hong Kong Electronics
Technologies Association (www.hketa.org.hk) and leads the Green Committee to develop
advocacy programmes in creating social and environmental impact around the development
and use of technologies. Daniel is also currently the chairman for the Blueprint SIG at Smart
City Consortium (www.smartcity.org.hk)
At Remotec Technology Limited, he invented and founded a product concept that led to
winning Hong Kong Institution of Engineer’s first ever Smart City IoT product competition
beating other competitive entries. SmartAirCon is the name of the project and advocates the
smart use of air conditioning to reduce carbon foot print and reduce the consumption of
electricity. He strongly believes that mobile operators could become a major contributor in
creating environmental impact in this context.
Daniel is a co-founder of a ICT startup company (Art Group Limited) and received incubation
from Hong Kong Cyberport which has revolutionized the way how charities handle fundraising
at gala dinners and events - by enhancing patrons participation and engagement through the
use of OpenHeart’s mobile technologies. In 2015 alone, OpenHeart has supported over 30
charities and helped raised over HK$80M for these charities and causes.
Daniel started off his career as a programmer at Hutchsion Mobile Data in 1990 and had
launched CompuServe HK. Since Hutchison, Daniel had been a business development
professional in telecom and Internet businesses in Asia Pacific (Taiwan Mobile, Iridium, Wharf
T&T). During the dotcom era, he became a resident-entrepreneur at a venture capital fund in
Europe based in Malta. He later immigrated to Canada after 9/11 where he started up his own
brick and mortar toy store. He sold the toy business in 2008 and joined a Canadian toy
manufacturer and became involved in invention, licensing and product innovations.
Daniel is a Blue Ocean Strategy trainer and also a part-time lecturer at City University and
HKUSPACE in IT and Corporate Communications. Daniel has invented a few product
concepts and currently own a few patent pending for these inventions. In the past four years,
Daniel served as the Vice President (Elect) for The Entrepreneurs’ Network (TEN) association
in Hong Kong that promotes entrepreneurship.
Daniel received a degree in Master of Research focused in E-research and Technology-
Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University, a MBA (Distinction) from Sunderland
University, a Master in IT from Charles Sturt University and a computer science degree from